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Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 3 Bronte B&B and Inns
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Phil and Caroline”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

We spent four lovely nights at the Cats Pjamas. Upon our arrival we were greeted by Lis who made us feel very welcome. We enjoyed a coffee and cake whilst planning our stay, we found Lis to be very helpful and knowledgeable about the local area. We were treated to wonderful breakfasts where we felt relaxed and able to enjoy at our leisure. The room we stopped in was lovely, very clean and spacious. We would definitely recommend the Cats Pjamas for anyone wanting to explore the Nelson area.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
thanks so much for taking the time to review our B&B! I really enjoyed your visit and am delighted you had such a good time in our lovely region. Warm regards, Lis
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Picton, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

Our accommodation was arranged for us by the hosts whose party we were attending. From Marlborough Sounds and Wellington, four of us had no prior knowledge of this beautiful B&B so it was a pleasant surprise to arrive at such a peaceful and charming house. Set in secluded park-like surroundings just off the main road, there is no traffic noise and the bedrooms are very comfortable. Lis is a great host and loads of fun- very generous, giving us 2 big bags of ripe plums off her large trees to take home. We all enjoyed her breakfast - delicious stewed plums on french toast after homemade berger muesli. We were intrigued by all the references to cats - some very amusing - all around the house and the resident "Tia", an old fluffy Persian redhead was a great character. I would recommend anyone to stay here. Only 5 minutes from Mapua( a town everyone must see - it's gorgeous) and pretty much middle of the Nelson region. Thanks to Hugo who booked it for us.

Room Tip: We had the larger of the 2 rooms but would have been happy with either. Both have separate bathrooms...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Hi Sue - thanks for taking the time to write that review! We certainly enjoyed you four - you know how to have fun obviously :-) Hope you enjoyed the plums and the trip home wasn't too dreadful given the wet weather. Enjoy the sounds! Lis
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

What a great place to stay! We enjoyed the spacious room, the bed, the bathroom, but most of all the great hospitality of Lis and her wonderful organic breakfasts. The location is ideal for visiting Abel Tasman and Lis gave us great suggestions for various activities and dining (The Jelly Fish In Mapua is the best). If we ever visit Abel Tasman again, we would love to stay again in Cats Pjamas!
Dick & Jeannet

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Thanks so much for taking the time to write a comment about your stay! We very much enjoyed hosting you both. Just one comment - we're not in Golden Bay even though we would love to be and send everyone there if they have the time to see it. We're about an hours drive from Golden Bay. Kind regards, Lis
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Groenlo
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Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

-Lovely organic breakfast, every morning a tasty surprise
-Very Nice room
-Great bed
-Amazing view,
-Lis and Chris have great tips for activities and dining
-Top location, nearby good restaurants, galleries, tracks and activities
-Very helpful and lovely owners!

Thank you for making our stay at Abel Tasman unforgettable!

Lovely Greetings,

Jarno & Nicole

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Hi Nicole, Thanks so much for taking the time to comment on your stay. Glad you enjoyed it and we certainly enjoyed hosting you both for a few days. Best for your next adventure! Lis
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Takaka, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Recently stayed at this beautiful B & B in Mapua. We came over for one night from Golden Bay and was greeted by warm & welcoming hosts in their lovely home. We had a very relaxing time in beautiful surrounding & a really nice breakfast, We will certainly recommend to other travellers.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Thanks so much for coming to stay with us. I'm sorry it was so short but thoroughly enjoyed our interesting conversations! Glad you enjoyed your wee break. Lis
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 24, 2013

Stayed hear after a long car trip from Hanmer Springs. It was a very hot day but the drive through the Murchison Pass was long but beautiful.

Arrived to a very warm welcome from Lis would runs this great B&B. We were very lucky to get in as it is the ideal location for both Nelson and AT National Park. It is about 20-30 minutes from both but set in lovely countryside. There is a beautiful view overlooking the tidal river and the garden is wonderful.

We stayed for 2 nights in Nov 2013 and the weather was very hot. Lis is very generous and an amazing cook. Her passion is organic food and her breakfasts are incredible. I can not recommend this B&B enough.

Room Tip: Truly great location, wonderful food and lovely owner.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, December 26, 2013
Hi Kristina,
Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. Glad you enjoyed your time here. I enjoyed your visit! One correction - we are on the Waimea estuary - it's ocean - not a river :-) It's still lovely and warm - perhaps hot by UK standards ha-ha. Kind regards, Lis
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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

We were staying at this beautiful B&B for 4 nights. Lis is a great host, loving the detail. So we always had a delicious organic breakfast and divine delights in the evening:) She knows all activities in the area which are a lot. The accomodation is well located to discover Abel Tasman Park, Golden Bay, Nelson etc. We highly recommend it.

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Philipp K
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, November 26, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to write a review Phillipp. I really enjoyed your energy and positive attitude and the time you and Kirsten were here and hope the rest of your NZ adventure goes well for you both. You missed the rain!
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Additional Information about Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast

Property: Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast
Address: 232 Westdale Road | Mapua, Bronte, Mapua 7081, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua > Bronte
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Bronte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cats Pjamas B&B is a welcoming sunny home filled with local artists creations. Situated on 3 landscaped acres overlooking the sea. You'll be pampered with homemade organic nibbles and amazing organic cooked breakfasts served on our deck with spectacular views. We're within walking distance of Playhouse Theatre and Cafe, and close to the restaurants and wineries of Mapua. Our backyard offers you 3 national parks. Everywhere you turn you're surrounded by spectacular beauty and serenity. ... more   less 
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Cat's Pjamas Bed And Breakfast Mapua/Bronte, Nelson-Tasman

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